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place. klay thompson 1-11 as washington state trying to stay in the race. the pac-10 leader in the men's program is cal and they have a great match tomorrow against arizona, one versus two. and you can see it on many of these stations. washington state really need as basket. they're going klay thompson. koprivica. the extra pass. capers. and he misses. they're unselfish, but they just can't put it down. isaiah thomas. for three. >> miles: attacking the zone defend. overton pushes it up over the middle. thomas gets the wide open three. >> steve: washington state has not scored a field goal in this half. and moore is going to the foul line on a foul. >> miles: overton gets a deep outlet. zone defense can't get set. thomas has the perfect follow-through and splashes the three point shot. >> steve: the foul on overton, not thomas and that is venoy's third personal foul sending reggie moore to the free-throw line. six minutes have passed and washington state, with a great distance on the road. the crowd giving it to reggie moore. he's a seattle mats differennat. >> steve: that blocking foul
point shooting teams and washington did a fantastic job defensively on those in this building. >> miles: they'll need it get out to these guys today. maybe we'll see a little zone defense at some point because right now the man-to-man defense is getting sliced up. >> steve: enquist comes in for washington state. reggie moore also back in. pondexter makes it a 23-16 game. isaiah thomas defending clay thompson who tries to back him down. he still has been shut out, on the leading scorer has not scored in the first ten minutes of this game. >> miles: start play, i'll live with that shot. he recognizes smaller defend, i'm 6'6", he's 5'8", i can get to the shot that i want to get to. he just didn't knock it down. >> steve: second foul on bryan-amaning. he may have to come out. at the free-throw line is charlie enquist, sophomore from edmonds, washington. talks to matthew bryan-amaning. they'll need his rebounding and shot blocking ability. second personal foul early in this game. >> miles: they're in the bonus halfway through the first half. these guys are going to the line for one and one o
reviewing the numerous books and articles tom has written works on franklin, washington, jefferson, truman, fdr, american war, hamilton byrd will, the outstanding volume he produced to accompany a major 1997 pbs production liberty. of course the recent perils of peace which deals with the events after the surrender of the british at yorktown in 1781. a great personal memoir of your upbringing in jersey city which as you know is my home town as well so we have that in common. and so much more on the american revolution, the great leadership of george washington and his military struggles to achieve american independence and now the subject of tonight's conversation, the role of women in american history. we see this in fiction and nonfiction that you have produced over the years in the novels such as liberty tavern which came out in 1977 just to remind you of that, the difficulties in that book involving women of life during the american revolution. the officers' wives that came out in 1981 about three how west pointers and their wives to paraphrase about the resignation of these officers w
washington wrote a letter to a woman named sally fairfax in 1759. she was the wife of his best friend, his good friend anyway's neighbor, george william fairfax. this letter suddenly was published in the new york herald, which was at that time in 1877 when it was published it was the biggest newspaper in america. and they've called it a washington love letter. and nobody could believe that it was real at first. and then people who know a little bit about washington's life and stuff, there were some very atchison diaries published. they discovered he had written it better for month after he had become engaged to moffit custis, who was in for the the richest widow in virginia. and this caused consternation in 1877. they couldn't believe that george washington could possibly have thought for another woman. and so, it was like a suspense story as a probe to find out what happened to this letter. and it turned out that the latter never saw the light of day. it was going to be auctioned off of the mystery man body and this appeared for 60 years. and they founded by sheer accident in the files of
, the war -- civil war had been going on for several years. in washington was really a hospital city at that time. there was as many as 50,000 soldiersnd sailors in the hospitals of washington, temporary hospital set up all over town. and of course, those people started dying and they had to be buried. so earlier in the war, the national cemeteries were established at alexandria, virginia and at the old soldiers home in northwest washington. they were planned to accommodate all of those who died in the washington area hospitals. what happened was that the war went on much longer and was much bloodier than anybody expect it so that we pretty soon filled up the graveyards, the national cemeteries in alexandria and at the old soldiers home in washington and needed new imperial space. so the quartermaster's office of the union army looked across the river and found this place, arlington, and thought it would be a good place to begin burying people. arlington happened to be the home of robert e. lee, the confederate general. so not only was it a convenient place to begin military burials
>>> earlier in the season on halloween night washington's andray blatche offered hometown fans a glimpse of his yet untapped potential. the five year forward displayed an array of shot making inside and out. dribble drives and jumpers on his way to a career high 30 points. tonight he leads the wizards up to new jersey to take on a nets squad desperately seeking to change their miss fortunes. from the garden state the nets host the wizards on comcast >> comcast sportsnet brings you wizards basketball. a chance for their second win this season over brook lopez and the 4-40 new jersey nets. hi folks it is great to have you here for wizards hoops on steve buck hans with phil shown ears. looking for somebody to step things up phil perhaps that will be andray blatche when these teams met back in late october enjoyed his best night as a pro. >> the homeowner he had a career high 30 points in that game. only missed 3 shots going 15 of 18. variety of shots inside outside even a three-pointer. he continued that stellar play 17 points and 6 or 7 rebound, but the last few weeks his play
will be added to your phone bill. standard messaging and data rates may apply. washington with a 61-38 lead over california. >> marques: good activity on defense by the huskies. nice job, quincy pondexter raising the high ball screen. terrific rotation on the pass to the corner to jerome randle. >> steve: theo robertson. >> marques: got to stay down. first half, pondexter got a foul jumping in the air. >> steve: theo misses the easy layup. this has just been a miserable afternoon for the cal bears. outside of patrick christopher, the rest of the team has gone 3 for 16 from the floor. >> marques: they're showing scrap and hustle on the inside. if you're theo robertson, you've got to make that shot on the second attempt. bodies on the ground pursuing the basketball. possession went the callaway. >> steve: pondexter and overton lead. looked like suggs may have grabbed christopher as he went by a screen. isaiah thomas is the guy doing most of the complaining. i thought they called one against scott suggs. >> marques: obvious call. you can't grab a guy's jersey. suggs did defensively. an intentional
and craig from tampa where the bolts are trying to pay back washington for an early loss the capital ory. power play goal and there's the ricochet and that's a wicked back hander arc one timer back hand which is hard to execute. 33 in the previous 28 in kills, joe. that's a big power play and a booth for tampa bay. joe: the tampa bay lightning have lost 12 in a row to washington and have a 2-0 advantage over the capps in the game's first period. brian ponthier stalked by alex ovenchin. alex ovenchin, knuble and backstrom continue to ash treeo for bruce boudreau. >> i think tampa bay has breaking streak on their mind because they broke it against new jersey which is up to ten games. joe: knuble bracing himself and backstrom gave brian ponthier fits as the capitals can't touch it. that would have been offside. jeff halpern late in the shift able to tee it up for tampa. lundin misfires and jason chimera with a touchup and it is an icing call against the lightning. let's hear it for more cadillac, proud supporter of washington hockey, they have been the premier cadillac dealer for 30 years,
soldier's home in northwest washington. they planned to accommodate all of those who died in the washington area hospitals. what happened was that the war went on longer and was bloodier than anybody expected this of that we pretty soon filled up the graveyards, national cemeteries in alexandria and at the old soldier's home in washington and needed new burial space. so the quartermaster's office of the union army looked across the river and found this place, arlington and thought it would be a good place to begin burying people. arlington happened to be the home of robert e. lee, the confederate general. so, not only was it a convenient place to begin military burials from the symbol war. it was also thought to be a matter of justice, maybe even vindication if you want to call it that. the first military burials at arlington can of may, 1864, well into the civil war and the very first of the burials was private from 67 pennsylvania infantry named william. he was a farmer from a poor family who, and he came to search in the union army. unfortunately he end up in the hospit
the mothers, wives, daughters, a nd friends of the founding fathers, washington, frankli n, adams, a hamilton, jefferson, madison , a very different women. enormously interesting providing material for the rebidding stories of the founders as we mentioned before in our conversation, it is six bookspan one. with all you have done in your career, we're at a new level of writing about american history and history in general. we're all products the bar associations and those who have made our history and consequently have reached a level of interest as historical characters were books. must we researched and written about within the context of their lives. their marriages comment liaisons', all of the association's. they do not exist -- exist in a vacuum. you say far from diminishing the men and women and examination of there intimate lives will in large them for our time. with your perspective what led up to the book that has now come out? >> guest: what got me going was this idea that i had written a great many books of the revolution, over a dozen but mostly concerned with the men but yet in m
. they'll play the next two in washington. last year, chicago won three out of four but if there is one wizards you can count on placed on his play recently, that's antawn jamison, the subject of our -- >> he's not your proet toep power forward -- -- prototype power forward. he's the team's leader and co- captain. antawn jamison's been a model of consistency both to on and off the court. he's led the teaming in scoring over the last two sense. over the last ten games, he's taken the level of play higher. his shooting around right around 50% both from the field and 3-point range. he's had to log more minutes because of injuries and play lack of play from other. he's been even more productive, his work before the orlando game, about being role models and making the city proud were inspirational and needed to be said. he spoke from the heart. and followed it up with one of those antawn performances, 28 points, 11 rebounds in a wizard victory. look all you fans following "the wiz" ardz, it's not fun seeing the team struggle and lose but it's a pleasure to watch jamison play the game, especi
for goalie. gill play its back on the washington side of semin. glen metropolit building power. goes crashing into the end wall. d'agostini up and personal. shot didn't get through where neuvirth will squeeze. thompson creek window of opportunity right off the hop. >> craig: a good play by alzner. you see the deflection and look at that toe. he stayed with it with that right pad. caught the end with the say. real good flexibility for carey price. >> joe: back in the 1st period we showed you a a package of eric fehr scoring in montreal. he almost did it again dc. so good to be home surrounded by good friends. all members of our technical crew assembled at verizon center. and the caps will be in the building quite a bit in january. a chance for them to lengthen their division lead. >> craig: a big month to get ahead of the southeast more than their 12 points that they currently have. >> joe: shaone morrisonn floats this one. left a juicy rebound. there's a penalty call to come. >> craig: that's because of carey price not corralling that puck. his defenseman takes the penalty. carey price l
for a while did not have washington representation. i found that amazing because bill gates was an intern on capitol hill for a while. he should have known better that you can't have a business model without having some relationship with the government with such a large corporation. he's been in this position since 2003. prior to that, he was a deputy assistant to the president for cabinet affairs and that's described in the biography that's handed out to you. and before that, he worked -- for 12 years at wexler & walker and for a while it was ann wexler's firm while there he was and you know about wexler walker because we had joe molina talking about coalition-building. it's widely respected. he searched in the george h.w. bush's re-election campaign. he's been in the white house in other positions. and he has a publication that i've uploaded to blackboard for you. i recommend it for you on government relations. some of -- how many of you have read it. oh, good, so most of you have read it. [laughter] >> they are on top of this. they are very busy. we're going nine days on this. he's a g
on washington. and ed says it is on brendan haywood. that will be his third personal foul. so right away flip saunders shows he has the best. andray blatche in for brendan haywood. >> phil: he just got 28 seconds left. certainly doesn't want to lose him. give him a chance to pick up another personal. but going back to last play it is also about the front line here an even though you have collins in there. collins was in there. but josh smith. those guys are really active. very difficult to box them out. not to say that you still don't put that effort to do that. but very active. >> steve: wizards very quietly on a 7-0 run. they have cut the lead to 14. michael bibby pulls up over andray blatche. short. butler has it. comes the other way. flip saunders calling an offensive play. shot winding down. butler is short. jumper is good with is.6 seconds to play in the half. williams long shot. not good. and the wizards end on a 9-0 joe johnson. an blach blap. >> steve: wizards trail the hawks 45-33 after atlanta led by as many as 22 but washington closes out that first half on a 9-0 run and they a
to you by american service center play for a whistle. 5-1, washington. we saw taveras go down. here is the reason why. >> chere lap shot -- sot ff the left toe. no padding on the top of the skate. down goes taveras. they've already lost hillen. we understand he went to the hospital after getting hit with the slap ?rot alex ovechkin in the first period. >> joe: if you missed it, it was grizzly. this one caroms into the high slot again. backstrom deals it for greenspan to fire. witt. [ whistle ] >> joe: right to dipietro. he'll squeeze. jack hillen the defender. alex ovechkin probably 20 feet at the most in front of him. a rolling puck and it hit hillen apparently in the jaw. almost the lower teeth line. amazingly, the youngster under his own power went to the dressing room, but we have heard reports that he is at hospital now. ovechkin rink wide for green. wraifter that's blocked. moulson floats it down the wing. for trent hunter. wrister deflected by schultz and some 15 rows into the end zone seats. on our toyota league leaderboard, we focus in on alex again. >> craig: look at point
this team is. >> now earlier on washington post live will the caps go for their 9th straight win as panthers come to town. good news for florida they are in second place. 21 points behind washington. we will get you ready for the opening face off at 6:30 p.m. here on comcast sportsnet. >> coming up, well, it is that classic game of he said she said. gilbert arenas, tells the commissioner to go ahead and suspend him? not according to the commissioner. >> hear what magic johnson has to say on agent 0s suspension when geico sportsnite returns. >> and jim zorn may not have to travel far for his next job the latest on where the z man may end up. this is geico sportsnite anncr vo: with the new geico glovebox app... anncr vo: ...you can get help with a flat tire... anncr vo: ...find a nearby tow truck or gas station... anncr vo: ...call emergency services... anncr vo: ...collect accident information. anncr vo: or just watch some fun videos. anncr vo: or just watch some fun videos. anncr vo: or just watch some fun videos. get hou he3 mo hingat? ow t som een g toyou. you lo--utte so c i .. i lo i .
of rip van winkle's -- washington irving story, rip van winkle, which i think captures some of the extraordinary changes that took place in this. in 1789 and 1815. in fact, from the revolution to the second decade of the 19th century. irving, who was conservative and conservative sensibilities, wrote the short story which i think is his most famous short story, most of you are familiar with it. in the second decade of the 19th century. i think he was trying to express some of the awesome changes that he had experienced in his own lifetime. and they've been here developed an acute sense that his native land was no longer the same place that it had been a generation earlier. he had his character, as you recall, rip weakened from a street that had begun before the revolution and had gone on for 20 years or so. and when rip enters his own village, he immediately felt lost. the building, the faces, the names are all strange and incomprehensible. the very village wrote irving was largely more populous except among the agent who was no longer tolerated. the very character of the pe
washington, the first president, and then john adams and all the way around until it came to ronald reagan right next to george washington. and he and i talked about the drama that he experienced on the wheel right next to president washington. on that particular week, we had the confirmation hearings of judge bork for the supreme court of the united states, and september 17 when i traveled to philadelphia with the president, it was a thursday and i missed my opportunity to question judge bork. and i got that opportunity on saturday morning, and i was the only one there and had -- at least there were only a few people there and had an opportunity to question judge bork for an hour and a half. and ultimately, played a key role in the rejection of the nomination of judge bork who believed in original intent and had a very, very different view of the constitution. did not believe in due process of law. that was not part of the constitution, and he disagreed with the incorporation of the ten amendments through the due process clause to apply to the states. and that was a momentous supreme cour
massenburg weighs in from the player's perspective. >>> captain ovie and the washington capitals taking on the ottawa senators. countdown to face-off right here on "geico sport why is travel these days about what you give up and not what you get? like electricity for gadget power at your seat. room to stretch your legs, and your wingspan, food when you're hungry, and taking off your shoes, only if you feel like it. these aren't luxuries, they're basics. get them back on acela. learn more at supportyourvet.org. beensuss pnded in-- suspended indefinitely. not the news you want to get hours before you face that dude, lebron james and the cleveland cavaliers. it wasn't going to be the wizards night. we fwhiew that from the get go. lebron with the topple hawk. this was -- tomahawk. this was ridiculous. the better angle was from the other side because went over the back of the backboard. he only played 3/4. didn't need to play the fourth. wizards never held a lead the entire game. they fell 121-98. >>> there's one thing we do know about the about this entire wizards situation right now is tha
for regulation. on the regional level at the sec. it is only in washington that we have had this problem. and it is not always been the case prior to about ten years ago, the sec was in our estimation the crown jewel of the federal agencies. they knew what they were doing. they knew what they were supposed to do. he knew how to work with all the other players to get the biggest bang for the buck. so it has been very disheartening for all of us from a state security and others to see this occurring. >> okay. mr. holt began. >> thank you and thank you for the witnesses for being with us today. and he began with a standard admiration that we thank you very much for your answers to the questions we get to ask now. it would ask your cooperation as well and answer questions that we would submit and writing after this hearing and look forward to working with you. as a couple of questions that will reveal i know nothing about the kinds of things that you do. i guess the first one goes to you, attorney general madigan which is seems very come in sense to me someone would pay for a mortgage that's
merida, national editor of "the washington post." >> host: welcome to booktv's "after words." we're talking to tough university history professor peniel joseph who has a very compelling new book out, "dark days, bright nights: from black power to barack obama." welcome professor joseph. >> guest: thank you. >> host: tell me what that title means. that's a very intriguing title. >> guest: well, the title really talks about, refers to where black people have come from in this country really from the dark days ofve segregation and jim crow all the way to having the first african-american president. >> host: you, it was kind of a little ditty during the campaign that went viral, and you mention it early on in the book, and it goes rosa sat so martin could walk so that barack could run so that your children could fly. and that became kind can of a catch phrase toward the end, particularly among african-americans. you cite this and say that as motionally powerful as these words may be, they make for poor history. explain that. >> guest: absolutely. the whole notion of rosa parks has be
. >> this is a temperance found. this has been called washington, d.c.,'s uglies down. you will see on the top are forwards, faith faith, hope, charity and finally temperance which gives the foundation in. by the way, comes out, through the forwards, out of the bible from saint paul's letter to the corinthians. the found here was actually placed here in 1882 by a california dentist named henry cogswell. he had made his fortune in the gold rush and he was part of the whole assonance movement. he made enough money these statutes around the country on a handful of them survived, including here in washington, d.c., and also in new york city. if you look at the statue itself, it's loaded with symbolism here. both symbolizing water, so you see the two dolphins in the middle which are pretty ugly. water once came out of the mouse. this was an actual drinking fountain. there are two cranes on the top of the fountain. those are waterbirds. and it was actually, about 100 feet south of us now, there was a very, very bad neighborhood. so symbolically what they found said was the drink water instead of whiskey. whiskey
the heat of these statues around the country. only a handful of them survived including here in washington d.c. and also in new york city. if you look at the statue itself, of course it's loaded with symbolism here. mostly symbolizing water. so you see the two dolphins in the middle which are pretty ugly. one came out of their mouths and this is an actual drinking fountain. there was a broad cop. the two cranes on top of the fountain, which of course those are waterbirds. and when it was her upper corner of pennsylvania avenue 100 feet south of us now, it looked across from this very bad neighborhood. so symbolically what the fountain said western water instead of whiskey because whiskey drinking was very prevalent at the time in 1882. >> were do we go from here? >> were going to go hear a pin to chinatown to the smithsonian art museum which is where abraham lincoln had his second non-euro ball in 1865 and will talk about abraham lincoln and his new untempered fire. at the smithsonian american art museum and the portrait art gallery so it's to museums and one. it was renovated asters six y
and due process. 2005 was a different time than now. that was a big deal. i was in washington at the time as a capitol hill correspondent and i remember the stir it caused in washington. defense secretary donald rumsfeld called the report reprehensible. dick cheney said he was offended. . called it absurd. the washington post editorialized that, quote, lately the organization has tended to save its most vitriolic condemnation not for dictators but for the united states and. it was a clear attempt to try to discredit this organization. i have followed washington politics long enough to know that when top officials attack you instead of ignoring you it is because they are scared of you. the white house's attack on the group's credibility for me at that time was a clear affirmation of amnesty international integrity and power. we are talking about look bush administration but it is important to note that president obama signed the national defense authorization act that endorses another attempt by the u.s. government to conduct military commission trial. amnesty international and irene khan
for washington state. and on the wing in the defensive zone. >> miles: coach bone talked about when they were practicing this zone defense yesterday, they want to recognize who the shooters are. they want to make gaddy a jump shooter. he's only shooting 2-17 from the three point line. they want to extend out to isaiah thomas if he catches out behind the line. >> steve: right now it seems like washington state is matching washington with their defensive intensity. and clay thompson coming in, we told you missed the bus yesterday just by a few minutes. they held it up to him, but because he did not get to the bus in time, did not start, he comes in and two minutes into the game with a 3-0 lead. >> miles: when you're used to starting, we'll see how that can affect your psyche. and great back to back back cut down the floor for the could you arrests. that's how you beat overplay on defense. >> steve: early in this game reggie moore not playing like a freshman. >> steve: here's breshers. he's alone in the middle and drops it home. >> miles: did g. strong move over casto, the leading shot blocker.
's learning how to be a more effective inside player in washington and dealing with the congress. and that's something that some previous fed chairman, paul volcker, alan greenspan, your time at the fed as vice chairman, you have done a lot of washington before. so i don't think it was a help that he didn't have this experience. but i think that the portfolio skills he had figuring out what to do in this instance was the most important thing that we could have asked for neh chairman at this credibly terrifying moment in our history. >> host: what about his personality? >> guest: i think that's also interesting. you know, alan greenspan, in my view, made it a little bit too much like the vatican. he was the pope that he was invaluable, and those people did know anybody else's name. and bernanke came to washington determined he said at the time to follow greenspan's policy, but to be different and greenspan. i call him in the book to be the un-greenspan. to elevate over the character of the chairman. i think actually that was a bit naÏve. but it did help him build a consensus at the fed. so
. then for washington policy are well-paid drug. to our often insulated from the dirty work in streets of whose actions and decisions a negatively affect hundreds of thousands of families, especially those whose members have been incarcerated for selling drugs. so, any, in some sort of morality in politics in the sympathies that emerge for one or both sides after doing this work? >> of course my sympathies are with you pull in general, especially with people who have suffered enough the point of this quote here. those that are suffering are basically poor people and those promoting this policy of prohibition are generally pretty comfortable and well-to-do. prohibition has never been a very successful policy vis-À-vis drugs, except as a communist china or countries where you can absolutely dictate what every person does an authoritarian regimes. we need to re-examine this policy of prohibition. i think the obama administration is starting to shift on this issue, at least as far as medical marijuana is concerned. it certainly is time to decriminalize marijuana in this country and for very practical reas
booknotes. .'entirety at 3:25 on c-span. "washington journal" continues. host: we are talking with anne kornblut, her book, "notes from the cracked ceiling." >> thank you for having me. host: you say that this is a letdown and drove apart mothers and daughters and setback the equality in the political sphere of decades, why? perception before this election in the bill some kind of unified front among women at least within the democratic party. if there wasn't a bipartisan women's movement necessarily better least the democratic party was delighted and you go back and look what happened hillary clinton did win a lot of women as the democratic primary war she won older women but she split younger women and win sarah palin was on the republican ticket later she was not able to bring over democratic women or even very many independent women as the suspected they might be able to so rather than a groundswell of kind of a women's movement what i look at in the book is the fact it splintered generational a across party lines and even among women elected officials, some of whom went for obama s
. washington center for internships and academic seminars hosts this event that he speaks for an hour. >> is my time to welcome our first guest speakers today, juan zarate. zarate, to the inside washington weeklong seminar, congress and the obama presidency. this program is one that brings to washington undergraduate students from all over the united states. i've been associated with this program as faculty director for about 10 years. and this is a program which is very dear to my heart. and we have consistently had some of the best, most authoritative speakers available. and cerda, this is true of juan zarate. there is a scene in the 1975 movie about the watergate invasion, all the presidents men. and there's a meeting in an underground washington garage and watch how holbrook, playing an informant known by the name of deep throat, tells robert redford playing bob warburg, the "washington post" reporter, that if he wants to find out who is responsible for the water great burglary, at democratic party headquarters, at the watergate, you should follow the money. well, we have some here today wh
indeed. [laughter] >> on tomorrow morning's washington journal we will get your reaction to president obama's stated the union speech. we will talk to members of congress from around the country and a number of reporters about the speech and the president's agenda. washington journal begins each morning at 7:00 eastern on c-span. >> the haitian ambassador to the u.s. was at the american enterprise institute today to talk about development in rebuilding efforts in haiti. this is 45 minutes. >> the haitian catastrophe has produced an outpouring of sympathy and charity from throughout the world. this afternoon be will all join in expressing our most sincere and profound condolences to the ambassador raymond joseph and aller haitian friends for the great tragedy they have endured in the recent weeks. we also recognize a contribution that many international organizations and i would have to say particularly the u.s. military is making at this very crucial hour. some of them are here in the audience and we thank them for the work they are doing. the television images of bruce and they show
washington post wrote on the 2008 campaign. i am sure we have copies in the front tonight. haines was a political reporter with the washington star when i first met him. he has written -- get this -- 16 books. some of which were co-authored with pierce. i was thinking it is a tribute to haines that so many of the books, not a majority but so many were written with other journalists. herb bloch was born in 1909 and he died in 2001. in between, he had a long and glorious career. he joined the washington post after serving in world war ii. his cartoons were so brilliantly thought out that he often defined the time. he is credited with inventing the expression mccarthyism in a 1950s cartoon. he won the pulitzer three times including 1964 after he published the defining cartoon on john kennedy's assassination, lincoln at the memorial weeping. many of her block's cartoons are etched in our memory. this generous book that haines has produced contains many of herlock's drawings and excellent explanatory text. the narrative gives us a historical context for the cartoons especially for peop
, "the new york times" ran an article called three great leaders: washington, lincoln, and grant. in 1985 they published an article getting right with lincoln. this explored american politicians and everyone else to square their own position with what they thought would be lincoln's position on the matter. they were drawn to his leadership. and measured their success by that which lincoln would have approved. and in 1974 "time" magazines asked who were the greatest leaders? lincoln's named appeared most frequently. c-span's 2009 presidential poll released the past president's day has abraham lincoln's first as he was in the last c-span survey in 2000 and today in 2009, 200 years after his birth, we as well lincoln authors are still trying to connect and get right with lincoln. thank you very much. [applause] >> thank you so much more, with judge williams. hearing that means the person remained alive as long as their name was spoken and remembered. so in coming here tonight and in hearing those profound remarks from judge williams, we are keeping alive not only the memory of abraham lincol
, at that point, islamabad, washington, london, information centers where we're all linked up all the time, understanding everything, every leader involved in the coalition was doing saying so forth. we brought that forward, post, for the iraq conflict and the cic was the british element of that, based partly in the foreign office, but working, with very much as part of the overall iraq communications. >> so members of your team part of it? >> members of my team. members of the american team. we had, we have a system of swapping. we had a very senior person from the american side who was there. we have, different times, we have french people. we had spaniards. we had polls, australians, dutch. people from all over. >> this was the group that was commission to do the february dossier? >> it was, yeah. >> so could you tell us, how that came about? >> that came about from, one of the sis people who occasionally attended as expert advisor really, this, wasn't always weekly, but fairly regular, iraq strategic discussion group is how i would have called it really, he informed us that there was i
to make hollywood a really potent force in washington, and he built a fund-raising machine such as had not existed in hollywood before. and he became -- he became really -- he was somebody who could call any president on the phone. his relationship -- he began by raising money for jfk, but he wasn't -- he was never close to jfk. but then with johnson, he found somebody whom he really admired enormously and felt close to. and after that, it continued. i mean, nixon he wasn't so close to, but there was a republican at mca who had the relationship with nixon. and then reagan -- well, wasserman had been his agent back starting in 1939, so they had a relationship over decades of great reciprocity. and clinton wasserman was crazy about. i remember he said to me, you know, don't get me started on bill clinton. i'll sound like a lovesick teenager. c-span: connect the connie bruck dots for me. you have been in new york. you're married to a former congressman who was here in washington for a while, but you live in los angeles. when did all -- explain all that. where did you start in
state programs and one in washington d.c. you heard and you know that there is one here in colorado with with a very active and capable group of people, and i hope that all of you who are connected to congregations will talk to your religious leaders, or if you're in the position to sign up and become a member of colorado interfaith power and light, i think that you will find it very beneficial, very informative with resources for how you can green your congregations. and those of us working on this campaign realize that religion has an important role to play in finding solutions to this life-threatening problem. and additionally, the religious voice often brings moral authority. and it leads the way on social changes. and we have to lead now. our faith communities must lead now. when i started this ministry in 1997, there were only a few people who had made the connection between our faith in god and how we treat creation can. addressing global warming was received unenthusiastically at best. i was called a communist, i buzz in favor of -- was in favor of world government, and what
>>> welcome to washington post live weekend. ahead. we'll look back at the raider's tough loss to the colts. where they are going next. and a look at the local teams. and cathy griffin gives us a take on tiger woods. you don't want to miss that. >>> there was an exit out of the playoffs. we weighed in on what the ravens need to do to make it back to the big game in the top headline. >>> the win in new orleans, a lot of optimism then they went to played out the way i expected. they were not blown out. and could not produce the better team won. how do you wrap up the season if you look at it big-picture wise. >> theynded up where you thought -- they ended up where you thought they would be. they are fighting to get into a streak and roll but they got to the playoffs, won a road game, beat by the accounts the best team in the look long term this is a solid franchise, this he are in a transition as the offense is growing t is a young group. they need help with the wide receiver position they know that. over on defense i think that any help with the corner position if they all year.
will speak at u.s. conference of mayors meter here in washington. we'll have it live 3:00 p.m. eastern on c c-span3 >> earlier today, senate minority leader mism mcconel says he doesn't expect anymore votes on health in the senate until scott brown has been seated. scott brown won the special election shun massachusetts yesterday defeating state attorney general martha coakley. from the capitol, this is 20 minutes. >> good morning, everyone. slow news, huh? the people of massachusetts had an opportunity to speak yesterday, and they spoke rather loudly that they would like to see congress go in a different correction. direction. the massachusetts special election shun was unique in many ways. i was flying from kentucky last day, a number of people on the plane brought up as they have in last few months can you the health care bill? most interesting came up to me i'm con went of yours but i'm married to a man from massachusetts. here he is. and she introduced me to him. we're going to massachusetts to vote for scott. they made a special trip to go to massachusetts so he could vote for scott bro
importantly, it was just two years ago, that bryce was a participant in inside washington 2008, the pursuit of the presidency, so he is a washington center alum, something that hall of you will be in just a matter of hours. so i'll go ahead and turn it over to bryce cullinane. >> >> how is everybody doing this morning? so we're here at the political school management at george washington university, just four blocks away from the white house, literally at the center of politics. what are we going to talk about this morning? we're going to talk about new media and politics, and it's a wide subject. so what i thought i would do is i would start out with the landscape. so today, as americans, we have access to over 1 trillion websites. on your iphone, just on your iphone alone, you have access to over 65,000 apps. every minute, according to david almacy's web site and then according to youtube, there's 20 hours of video uploaded to youtube, every minute. the average u.s. teen, i don't know if we still have teens in this audience, the average u.s. teen texts how many times per month? 2,272 time
to be strong going into the election day, which is shocking. even a week ago few democrats in washington conceded that brown had a chance to win. it was feared the race was quite a bit closer than expected. but very few people, democrats -- evin all of those thought the republicans would actually wind it he is riding on the wave of the voter discontent and running against a fairly mediocre democratic opponent, and so it looks like he could pull off even more shocking offset. >> how are the campaign's reacting? >> the democrats scrambled in the past week to try to really drive up and sell to the alarm if he will shake and democrats out of their complacency by emphasizing some of the last favorable elements of his record. effect that the democrats are trying to point out why that is. brown and the republicans are just again riding the wave. they are enjoying a lot of energy from their supporters and just trying to maximize that and capture it going into the election day and not use that mojo if you will be for the voters go to the polls. >> was about the voters? what is the mood among vote
attention, and i think that there is a growing movement in washington to pay more attention to this shadow class of government -- governing czars gereed >> host: why did you leave washington? [laughter] >> guest: because i could. i left about a year and a half ago, and i think it is -- it's a rare opportunity when you can make a choice to sort out jump off the treadmill. i've been in the beltway circuit for near in ten years and as i mentioned i have two young kids coming and i think it is an unhealthy environment in many ways to raise kids and particularly for me there are so many people who cannot separate their politics from their personal lives. to me life is much bigger than what's going on in job pages of "the washington post" or in the blogosphere and it's not an all consuming thing for me all the time. although you see me on line. i talked about it. i am engaged in the world of ideas and marketplace of ideas and battlefield. but when i am out with my kids i have and i have to grit my chief worrying about somebody coming up to me and yelling at me -- >> host: has that happened? >> g
there is a growing movement in washington to pay more attention to this shadow class governing czars. >> why did you leave washington? >> because i could. i left a year and a half ago. it is a rare opportunity when you can make a choice to jump off of the treadmill. i have been in the beltway circuit for nearing ten years. i have two and young kids. it is an unhealthy environment in many ways to raise kids particularly for me. there are so many people who cannot separate their politics from their personal life. to me life is much bigger than what is going on on the buzz pages of the washington post. it is not an all consuming thing for me all the time. you see me on line and i talk about it and i am engaged in the world of ideas and the battlefield, but when i am out with my kids and have to grit my teeth worrying if somebody will come up to me and yell at me for what i have written, there have been parallel situations. when my family is punished for my political views it is too much. i came to the point when i made the decision to live anywhere in the country i wanted to and thank god for the inter
for "washington monthly magazine." the piece that i wrote was "very risky business." and that was 15 years ago. i believe there was $15 million of negotiable value of derivatives. i said what's happening in this country is outrageous. we have taxpayer insured bankers institutions trading on derivatives. putting taxpayers' money at risk. it is flatout gambling. they may as well have a craps table or keno table in their lobby. 15 years ago i wrote that article. and the fact is we've gone through this unbelievable collapse of the economy, $15 trillion of wealth lost to the american people and we still have these institutions trading on proprietary accounts and the president says it ought to stop. the are president also says we ought to separate, as paul volcker suggests, the fdic insured banking institutions from the investment banks over here. they were put back together. i stood on the floor of this senate 10 years ago, five, sis, eight times and gave long speeches predicting that if you do this, if you fuse together commercial banks and investment banks, you're headed for trouble. i said on this
has. but one of your critics, you will recognize his name, sebastian, "washington post" columnist. >> he's described you i believe as a conspiracy theorist, and what he says that these documents are emphasis on the corporatocracy, and he's essentially saying there is no grand scheme among corporations, government to kind of rule the world as you suggest. i know that national security agency has also come out with a kind of warning, essentially the same morning, do not read john perkins. but of course, all these warnings cause more people to redo and make make you more successful. can you talk about the resistance you've met in any way, and what you do to kind of me that resistance? >> yeah, you know, i guess the first half would be to go back a bit and say after it's not been an economic hitman i started to write "confessions" several times and i contacted other economic hitman and jackals and get their story. and i received threats, sir's threats. my daughter was born in 82. it was during that time, and at the same time i was offered a huge bribe, half a million dollars, by big e
own inns or just play some games at... all that and more. washington post weekend live starts now. u hello and thanks for tuning in. the nfl is down to the final 2 teams as saints and colts punch their tickets to miami. this week was breaking down the games. what our panel thought about them. >> and they are putting licks on. >> he and farve, they will get to farve they take a hit and they take a licking and keep on ticking. >> farve's his ego makes him get up. once he was hurt he was throwing balls without velocity. within you look at the things that you go into the game. and he is on the jet's team. >> and very good. why didn't he play yesterday? number 21 was getting hit. lit up. and after about two big catches you bring sheppard off the bench. you stop, you go to if you can stop one of those guys garson but..., lowery. >> this the one but 21 was ate up the rest of the day. >> i see your point about manning. >> and that's not your typical you could not -- i could not pick off the street. >> peyton manning could. and he did. >> you know the one thing we have not discussed this is n
. you all know of washington monument syndrome, unicom are massive federal government, whenever they get a little type with a a budget because they have blown on all sorts of idiotic things, they close the washington monument, right, because they want to a a tourist who would then presumably go back to the district and say, wow, they are cut to the bone in washington. they better, they even had to shut down the washington monument. welcome in san diego which is the poster child of the city of san diego for pension abuse, my goodness, they are talking about bulldozing the fire pits at the beach to save a few pennies because of the city's budget crunch. so expect more of those types of examples. and this is due to the union power and the excessive spending. again, i go back to the point that it's a theme throughout the book, we are agreeing a two to tier society. and union power destroys chances of reform that it's very hard to reform our educational system. even noted conservatives such as the mayor of los angeles has called the education system in los angeles this new civil rights issue
. coming up next, we'll get to next. here is the inside of the "washington post" is corporate bernanke urges financial regulation to prevent crisis. neil r. when writing about the speak and we will show you some of mr. bunning to his comments on sunday. speaking at an annual meeting of the academic economists. bernanke laid out a case that interest-rate policy was at best a modest contributor for over inflation of home prices. one thing, there were home bubbles in many countries around the world, even many that were not as loose with a monetary policy. such countries as britain, new zealand and sweden had tighter monetary policy. yet their home prices rose more, and monetary policy explained only 5 percent of the variation in home prices in those country. to maryellen a. good morning on our republican line. welcome. >> caller: good morning. i would like to comment on the people, the politicians this morning, that we are fighting, like with republicans and democrats. and whether our citizen works off of our attitude. and the country has got a bad attitude that if we just change that, we
bureau chief for the "washington post." i was able to explore to rome to ask questions. and i also asked myself, how did he get this way? this begin a long research effort to roll back the clock to the 1980's, a. i had covered in washington as a white house correspondent for the "washington post" and to understand how the fissile material, the passage in the chemicals not so widely spread. and in the process of the research, i got very lucky one day. i discovered the papers from the kremlin of the college the nebbish vitae. mr. could type with a professional staff member who passed away in 2001 boat doing my research i found he had left behind a large amount of documents from the time he served unessential member on the staff ready with on the defense department which was responsible for the entire industrial military complex. and mr. katayev was one of those fellows who lived by the power of his pencil and it's been. he filled dozens of large note works with notes every day of technical details, think that it happened in the kremlin, arms control, weapons decision. and what is so fascin
there in virginia? >> he faces the same challenges and national leaders are facing in washington, which is trying to revive the economy and precision in virginia to be a leader as the economic come down to the valley, if you will. back to his response night, where is he going to be? will he be here in washington or there in the capitol in richmond? >> you will be in the state capitol in richmond. hubel delivering his remarks sometime at the time the clock hour from the house of delegates chamber in the historic national enrichment that will before confidence of upwards of 300 people. tickets for seats are very hard to come by. both were passed and four interested observers. his speech is expected to last about tenovers the statehouse for the virginian pilot and you can read his work on the website. >> thank you. [inaudible conversations] found [inaudible conversations] [speaking in native tongue] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [speaking in native tongue] [speaking in native tongue] >> now an event with haitian ambassador to
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